Local legends in running for 2021 Ipswich Sports Awards

22 September 2021

Dozens of athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers are in the running for $2,000 in prize money as Council recognises outstanding contributions to community competitions in the 2021 Ipswich Sports Awards.

Have your say on future facilities

21 September 2021

Residents can now share their views on facilities across Ipswich, as council opens the floor to feedback on its 20-year plan for public venues such as libraries, art galleries, and multipurpose community centres.

Splash into summer safely with council’s free Family Fun Days

21 September 2021

Orion Lagoon will host free swimming lessons and water safety sessions for up to 500 children this week, as council partners with the Royal Life Saving Society Queensland to deliver two pool-based Family Fun Days.

Community to shape the future of Ipswich Central

16 September 2021

A draft vision statement for Ipswich Central is now open for community feedback, after council engaged with more than 3,500 business, residents and key stakeholders to develop a new framework for the precinct.

The spookiest night out is coming to Ipswich this Halloween

16 September 2021

A Spooktacular Movie Night is set to trick or treat Ipswich families this Halloween eve as Dracula, Ericka and Van Helsing take centre stage in Tulmur Place.

Fireweed – don’t let this small plant turn into a big problem

15 September 2021

New guidelines are now available to help landowners battling fireweed, an introduced species that competes with pasture grasses and can be poisonous to livestock.

Community event to celebrate first nations culture

14 September 2021

A NAIDOC week event will see 75 stalls open at the Briggs Road Sporting Complex next Thursday 23 September, as council’s free Family and Cultural Celebration brings artists and craftspeople and essential community service providers to Flinders View.

Free workshops teaching seniors simple safety skills

13 September 2021

Community workshops in Goodna, Redbank Plains, Rosewood and Riverview will help seniors feel more connected, improve their self-confidence and be safer online and in the Ipswich community.

Platypus populations around Ipswich tracked by DNA

11 September 2021

The most recent round of platypus surveys, undertaken at 24 sites across eight of the city’s major waterways, confirms the monotreme’s presence in three of the city’s sub-catchments.

A town the size of Beaudesert moves into Ipswich

11 September 2021

Annual growth figures show that a town the size of Beaudesert is moving to Ipswich every year, with 2020-2021 financial year data showing 6,070 residents moved to the city, taking total population above 234,614.